He said he feels that ultimately the U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether states can determine the definition of marriage.
Indeed, the question to be decided would be whether state same-six marriage bans violate the Equal Protection Clause of the U.S. Constitution.
And such a ruling could render this whole Indiana debate unnecessary.
Long said that ultimately, the courts are going to have the final say in this discussion because the U.S. Constitution trumps a state constitution.
Precisely, and that is why this whole discussion in Indiana is a waste of time. No matter what Indiana leadership does, the courts will ultimately decide the final outcome.
— Evansville Courier & Press
THE ISSUE Indiana's fight over same-sex marriage THEIR VIEW No matter what Indiana leadership does, the courts will ultimately decide the final outcome.